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Returning to an old employer – what to consider

It is a candidate market at the moment. With employment in Ireland at a high and with a demand for strong and experienced talent ever growing people in Ireland are changing jobs much more frequently than before to ensure they secure what’s most important to them (better location, increased work-life balance, more benefits, etc.). You […]

Burnout

Does the below sound familiar?   Everything is going great at work, you are performing well, staying on top of things and you are managing your time somewhat successfully. One day however, all of a sudden you feel you’ve hit a wall and you become exhausted, stressed and your mind feels fried.   If you […]

COMPETENCY INTERVIEW QUESTIONS YOU SHOULD BE READY TO ANSWER

If you have an interview coming up, you will have practiced how working for this particular company aligns with your own career objectives and why you are a good fit for the role. That’s a great start—but practicing a variety of competency/behavioural interview questions will help you to feel more comfortable answering these open-ended scenarios. […]

MONEY MONEY MONEY – HOW TO DISCUSS IT

While you’re in the interview process for a job one of the most awkward subjects for people to discuss can be the topic of money / salary expectations – do I mention it / do they / are we on the same page? Don’t worry if this sounds like you as many people feel the […]

Understanding Counter Offers

If you find yourself in a position where you have secured an offer for a new job and plan to make a move from your current company, counter-offers are a very real possibility that may be presented to you. So what is a counter-offer and why is it important to be prepared for them? Check […]

Job Offers – What Makes or Breaks Your Decision

If you have been looking for a new job you can end up going through a long interview process. By the time you get to offer stage you can often find yourself dazed. Before you accept the offer, make sure you think about what’s on offer and whether you have any doubts about the role […]

Overcoming the Fear of Networking Events

 Networking events can be a daunting experience for many – how do I approach people? What if everyone knows each other already? No need to panic.. Everyone is in the same boat. Remember that ultimately, networking is a conversation. You’ve been talking to people your entire life, so you pretty much have all of the […]

TIPS FOR SUCCESS IN YOUR NEW ROLE

When it comes to your first few months in a new workplace, it’s important to set clear goals, prove the worth you sold in your interviews, and make social ties outside of your own team. Below we have listed 6 top tips for setting you up for early success in your new position: 1. Say […]

5 LESS OBVIOUS THINGS TO REMOVE FROM YOUR CV

When it comes to preparing your CV there are certain things that should/should not make it into your resume. Some of these things can be more obvious than others, while others can be harder to spot. If you’re planning on going on the job hunt anytime soon and are scouring the Job Boards as part […]

New Year, New Career

Happy New Year! Are you ready to finally take the leap of faith and find your dream job? Taking that first step is an exhilarating moment. That is, until you realise that you don’t know what you’re doing, where you’re going, or how to even start. This transition doesn’t happen overnight, and you can’t expect […]